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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1983, with distinction; Nebraska Law Review, Executive Editor; Order of the Coif; Moot Court Board; Order of the Barrister
    • B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1980, Business Administration; with distinction; Phi Delta Phi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Omicron Delta Epsilon
  • Court Admissions
    • United States Supreme Court
    • Supreme Court of Missouri
    • Kansas Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
    • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas

For over 30 years Greg Bentz has advised and advocated for our clients. He is equally at home in both the courtroom and the boardroom. Greg has a strong substantive knowledge of the antitrust laws and all types of business disputes. His understanding of legal, business, and financial principles allows him to efficiently assist clients in reaching their business objectives.

  • Represented American Carriers Inc., a national trucking company located in Kansas City, in a breach of contract case against Westinghouse Credit Corporation. Case tried for six weeks with a verdict in favor of our client in the amount of $70 million. Jury award affirmed and judgment collected
  • Represented plaintiff in a breach of contract transaction involving the sale of CompuServe, Inc. to WorldCom, Inc. with a simultaneous transfer to AOL. Alleged breach of an agreement regarding the exclusive use of name and customer list for Block owned credit card portfolio. Case tried for three weeks with verdict for H&R Block and against AOL in the amount of $21 million
  • Represented plaintiff Electronic Tire Technologies, a startup company, in a breach of contract case against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company; case tried to a jury for 32 days with a verdict in favor of our client in the amount of $1 million. Case settled during appeal.
  • Represented H&R Block in a breach of contract case by franchisee
  • Successfully defended against physician's antitrust claims arising out of a privileging issue
  • Assisted in the successful defense of an antitrust claim against the National Federation of State High School Associations and the National Collegiate Athletic Association made by a baseball bat manufacturer, alleging Bat-Ball Coefficient of Restitution restrained trade in the non-wood bat market. The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a unanimous opinion affirming the dismissal of the antitrust claims, reaffirming the National Federation of State High School Association’s role in setting rules for high school competition. The case is very important to the client in its ongoing effort to minimize the risk of injury to the nation’s eight million high school athletes.
  • Successfully represented clients before the United States Supreme Court in an antitrust case related to the Natural Gas Industry.
  • Successfully represented a client in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy in a matter involving an ISDA swap agreement dispute.